Laramie County’s Third Coronavirus-Related Death Confirmed

Published on July 07, 2020

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CHEYENNE (7/7/20) – On Tuesday, the Cheyenne Laramie County Health Department reported a third death in Laramie County due to COVID-19. The 62-year-old patient had recently been tested and found to be a laboratory confirmed positive for COVID-19.

During the last two weeks, the number of positive and probable COVID-19 cases continue to increase. Currently there are 192 positive and 104 probable cases (symptomatic and close contact with a positive person) bringing the total of individuals in Laramie County to 296.

Dr. Stan Hartman, County Health Officer stated, “The virus is very much present in Laramie County which is why we continue to appeal to the public to wear face coverings, maintain social distancing, and practice proper hand hygiene. The facts clearly show that the virus is serious, and we all need to take the recommended precautions to slow the spread in Laramie County.”